Japanese engineer whose statue was decapitated lauded by Taiwan

Apr 20, 2017

Japanese engineer whose statue was decapitated lauded by Taiwan

Taiwan’s Presidential Office on Wednesday heaped praise on late Japanese civil engineer Yoichi Hatta for his contributions to the island, after his statue was found beheaded over the weekend. Presidential Office spokesman Alex Huang told a news conference that Hatta was an internationally renowned ...

Hachiko statue erected at New Jersey pet cemetery

Oct 13, 2016

Hachiko statue erected at New Jersey pet cemetery

A bronze statue of Hachiko, the Tokyo dog celebrated for its faithfulness, has been set up at a pet cemetery in New Jersey. The monument at Abbey Glen Pet Memorial Park is a life-size reproduction of the male Akita dog’s statue unveiled last year ...